Xiaoxiao Chen, Researcher at the Center for China and Globalization explains what data exist on the mobility of Chinese students.
The United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) organized an expert group meeting on improving migration data in the context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration in New York, from 1–3 July 2019.
The 10th meeting of the Inter-agency and Expert Group on Sustainable Development Goal Indicators (IAEG-SDGs) was hosted by the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, between 22–24 October 2019.
A high-level Regional Migration Data Harmonization Workshop, organized by the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and IOM, took place between 27–29 August 2019 in Kampala, Uganda.
Trends and Analysis
IOM has developed a comprehensive strategy – the Migration Data Strategy – to frame, focus and further amplify its existing robust engagement on the issue of data.
Many migrants are misinformed about the risks of irregular migration and often rely on migrant smugglers who spread inaccurate information for monetary gain. This study examines the effects of the CinemArena campaign in Guinea.
The report presents key results from a rigorous impact evaluation that assessed the impact of the Migrants as Messengers (MaM) information events in Dakar, Senegal.
The Missing Migrants Project tracks deaths of migrants and those who have gone missing along migratory routes across the globe. More than 32,000 migrants around the world have lost their lives since the project began in 2014.
The MGI is a tool developed by IOM in collaboration with the Economist Intelligence Unit, which aims at supporting voluntary governments in taking stock of their migration governance structures.
Data on the mobility of Chinese students
Measuring migration with big data and innovative data sources
Emilio Zagheni, Director at the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research explains how big data and innovative data sources can contribute to measuring migration.